Adding/Amending a Registration

You can access the Notice of Candidate/Committee page to add or amend a Candidate affidavit or register a Committee.

Tasks

To access the Notice of Candidate/Committee page:

 

 

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Access the page from the left navigation menu to add a registration...

Click the committee registration link in the left navigation menu.

 

The Notice of Candidate/Committee page is displayed.

Access the page from the Home page to add a registration...

Click the committee registration button.

 

The Notice of Candidate/Committee page is displayed.

Access the page from the left navigation menu to add or amend an affidavit...

Click the candidate affidavit link in the left navigation menu.

 

The Notice of Candidate/Committee page is displayed.

Access the page from the Home page to add or amend an affidavit...

Click the candidate affidavit button.

 

The Notice of Candidate/Committee page is displayed.

 

To add an affidavit:

 

Note: Required fields are indicated by an asterisk * to the right of the label and must be completed.

 

  1. Perform the steps for Searching for a Candidate Affidavit.

 

  1. On the Notice of Candidate/Committee page, perform the following if you are adding an affidavit for a new Candidate:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Candidate's mailing address is the same as the Candidate's physical address...

Select the same as physical check box.

The Candidate's mailing address is not the same as the Candidate's physical address...

  1. Clear the same as physical check box if it's selected.

 

  1. Type the first line of the Candidate's mailing address in the address field.

 

  1. Type the second line of the Candidate's mailing address in the address2 field.

 

  1. Type the Candidate's mailing city/town, state, and ZIP code in the city/town, state and zip code field.

 

 

 

    1. Perform one of the following:

 

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The Candidate's jurisdiction is state...

Select the state radio button.

The Candidate's jurisdiction is county...

  1. Select the county radio button.

 

  1. Select the Candidate's county of jurisdiction from the county drop-down list box.

 

  1. If the Candidate filed an Accepted Voluntary Spending Limits form, select the accepted voluntary spending limits check box. Tip icon If the candidate did not file an Accepted Voluntary Spending Limits form, clear the accepted voluntary spending limits check box.

 

  1. Select the party that supports the Candidate from the party drop-down list box.

 

  1. Select the election in which the Candidate will be running from the election cycle drop-down list box.

 

  1. If you are adding an affidavit for a new Candidate, perform the following:

 

    1. Select the office for which the Candidate will be running from the office drop-down list box.

 

    1. If the office is for a specific district, select the district from the district drop-down list box.

 

  1. Type the Candidate's email address in the email address field (e.g., jdoe@myprovider.com).

 

  1. Type an alternate email address for the Candidate in the alternate email 1 field.

 

  1. Type another alternate email address for the Candidate in the alternate email 2 field.

 

  1. To generate a scannable label, select the generate scan label check box. Tip icon If you don't want to generate a scannable label, clear the generate scan label check box.

 

  1. Click the save button to save the information. Tip icon To close the page without saving your changes, click the cancel button.

 

  1. Perform the following:

 

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Print the report...

  1. Click the click here to view report link.

 

The report is displayed in a separate window. Tip icon For options on viewing the report, refer to Using Report Viewer.

 

  1. Click the print icon .

 

The Print dialog box is displayed.

 

  1. Adjust the settings as necessary and click the ok button.

 

The output is sent to the specified printer and the Print dialog box is closed.

 

  1. Click the x in the upper right corner of the report window to close it.

Close the page...

Click the finished button.

 

The Colorado Campaign Finance Home page is displayed.

 

 

To amend an affidavit:

 

Note: Required fields are indicated by an asterisk * to the right of the label and must be completed.

 

  1. Make changes to the information as necessary.

 

  1. Click the submit button to save your changes. Tip icon To close the page without saving your changes, click the cancel button.Note icon If the affidavit is for a Candidate that has multiple affidavits, the current candidate record is not updated unless the affidavit is the most current one.

 

  1. Perform the following:

 

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Print the report...

  1. Click the click here to view report link.

 

The report is displayed in a separate window. Tip icon For options on viewing the report, refer to Using Report Viewer.

 

  1. Click the print icon .

 

The Print dialog box is displayed.

 

  1. Adjust the settings as necessary and click the ok button.

 

The output is sent to the specified printer and the Print dialog box is closed.

 

  1. Click the x in the upper right corner of the report window to close it.

Close the page...

Click the finished button.

 

The Colorado Campaign Finance Home page is displayed.

 

 

To add a registration:

 

Notes:

  • Required fields are indicated by an asterisk * to the right of the label and must be completed.

  • The fields displayed on the Notice of Candidate/Committee page are based on the Committee type you selected.

 

  1. In the Select Committee Type section, perform the following:

 

 

      • Candidate Committee – Person, including a candidate, or persons with the common purpose of receiving contributions or making expenditures under the authority of a Candidate.

      • Political Committee – Any person, other than a natural person, or group of two or more persons, including two or more natural persons that have accepted or made contributions or expenditures in excess of $200 to support or oppose the nomination or election of one or more Candidates.

      • Federal PAC – A political Committee that has registered with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).

      • Political Party Committee – Any group of registered electors who, by petition or assembly, nominate Candidates for the official general election ballot.

      • 527 Political Organization – Political organization defined in section 527(e)(1) of the Federal Internal Revenue Code that is engaged in influencing or attempting to influence the selection, nomination, election or appointment of any individual to any state or local public office in the state and that is exempt, or intends to seek an exemption, from taxation pursuant to section 527 of the internal revenue code.

      • Issue Committee – Any person, other than a natural person, or any group of two or more persons, including natural persons, that has a major purpose of supporting or opposing any ballot issue or question and has accepted or made contributions or expenditures in excess of $200 to support or oppose any ballot issue or question.

      • Small Donor Committee – Any political Committee that accepts contributions from only natural persons who each contribute no more than $50 in aggregate per year.

      • Independent Expenditure Committee – A political Committee that only makes independent expenditures, without coordinating with campaigns, political parties, or other outside groups.

 

 

  1. In the Registration section, perform the following:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If...

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The Committee's mailing address is the same as the Committee's physical address...

Select the same as physical check box.

The Committee's mailing address is not the same as the Committee's physical address...

  1. Clear the same as physical check box if it's selected.

 

  1. Type the first line of the Committee's mailing address in the address field.

 

  1. Type the second line of the Committee's mailing address in the address2 field.

 

  1. Type the Committee's mailing city/town, state, and ZIP code in the city/town, state and zip code field.

 

 

 

 

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The Committee is also registered with the Federal Election Committee (FEC)...

Select the federal radio button.

The Committee supports or opposes Candidates for state executive offices such as Governor, State Treasurer, District Attorney or State House and Senate, State Board of Education, CU Regent, RTD or the Committee supports or opposes statewide ballot issues or questions...

Select the state radio button.

The Committee supports or opposes Candidates for county office such as Clerk & Recorder, Assessor, Commissioner, local school board, special district or the Committee supports or opposes county level ballot issues and questions...

  1. Select the county radio button.

 

  1. Select the Committee's county of jurisdiction from the county drop-down list box. Note icon Refer to Campaign Finance Rules for specific information about selecting the appropriate jurisdiction.

 

 

    1. For a Candidate Committee, perform the following:

 

      1. If the office sought is a partisan position, select the party the Candidate is affiliated with from the party drop-down list box.

 

      1. Select the election in which the Candidate will be running from the election year drop-down list box.

 

      1. Select the office for which the Candidate will be running from the office drop-down list box.

 

      1. If the office is for a specific district, select the district from the district drop-down list box.

 

    1. Type the name of the Committee's financial institution in the institution name field.

 

    1. Type the first line of the financial institution's address in the address field.

 

    1. Type the second line of the financial institution's address in the address 2 field.

 

    1. Type the financial institution's city/town, state, and ZIP code in the city/town, state and zip code field.

 

  1. In the Registered Agent section, perform the following:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. In the Designated Filing Agent section, perform the following:

 

    1. Enter the Designated Filing Agent's name in the corresponding fields.

 

    1. Type the Designated Filing Agent's phone number with area code in the phone number field.

 

    1. Type the Designated Filing Agent's email address in the designated filing agent email field (e.g., jdoe@myprovider.com).

 

    1. If desired, enter alternate email addresses for the Designated Filing Agent in the alternate email 1 and alternate email 2 fields.

 

  1. For an Independent Expenditure Committee, perform the following for each parent corporation, subsidiary corporation, or affiliated labor organization on whose behalf you are registering the Committee:

 

 

 

 

The parent corporation, subsidiary corporation, or affiliated labor organization is added to the data grid. Tip icon To remove a parent corporation, subsidiary corporation, or affiliated labor organization from the registration; click the corresponding remove link.

 

  1. Click the save button to save the information. Tip icon To close the page without saving your changes, click the cancel button.

 

The Committee Registration page is displayed. The Colorado Secretary of State’s office will review your registration and if approved, you will receive log on information by the next business day.

 

  1. Perform the following:

 

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Print the registration form...

  1. Click the click here to view report link.

 

The report is displayed in a separate window. Tip icon For options on viewing the form, refer to Using Report Viewer.

 

  1. Click the print icon .

 

The Print dialog box is displayed.

 

  1. Adjust the settings as necessary and click the ok button.

 

The output is sent to the specified printer and the Print dialog box is closed.

 

  1. Click the x in the upper right corner of the report window to close it.

Close the page...

Click the finished button.

 

The Colorado Campaign Finance Home page is displayed.

 

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